Audi A1 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.1% pass rate
from 1,527 tests in 2020
(22% better than other 2010 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A1 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Suspension
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.065% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.065% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.33% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.59% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.46% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Position lamps (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.065% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.065% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Brake performance (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (60% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.065% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.065% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.065% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.065% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.065% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.065% fail on Lever
    • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.065% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.065% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.065% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.065% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.065% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.065% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.065% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.065% fail on Body
      • 0.065% fail on Other body component
    • 0.065% fail on Seats
      • 0.065% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Wipers (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emission control equipment (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Particulate filter (30 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.065% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.98% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.065% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.065% fail on Other components
        • 0.065% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.065% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.065% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.065% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 0.33% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
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